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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

WHY SOCIAL SCIENCE IS POSSIBLE --- OR WHY OUR ABILITY TO LEARN, USE REASON AND LOGIC, AND GENERALIZE ARE BUILT INTO THE HUMAN MIND

Today's Buggy Topic

It's captured pretty faithfully by the subject-title here and is found, as usual --- at least, for the last few months --- in a prof bug post left at Economist's View.

The post, by the way, refers to the work of three important philosophers, all associated with Harvard: Quine, Davidson, and Putnam.  For good, readable accounts of their lives and work, click on the underlined links here.